- of or relating to Europe or its inhabitants.
- native to or derived from Europe: traditional European customs; European languages.
- a native or inhabitant of Europe.
- a person of European descent.
- (in East Africa and Asia) a white person; Caucasian.
Origin of European
Examples from the Web for european
There are reasons that European countries tend to avoid fluoride.Anti-Fluoriders Are The OG Anti-Vaxxers
July 27, 2016
We do see that a few European countries have them on the books: Germany, Poland, Italy, Ireland, a couple more.In Defense of Blasphemy
January 9, 2015
In front of this strange structure are two blank-faced, well-dressed models showing off the latest in European minimalism.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion
January 8, 2015
But outside of a few European countries and Quebec, this leave is usually two weeks or less and usually unpaid.How Good Dads Can Change the World
Gary Barker, PhD, Michael Kaufman
January 6, 2015
Those who served abroad were treated with suspicion that they had been infected by European diplomacy.U.S. Embassies Have Always Been for Sale
January 2, 2015
We have a just right to expect that our European policy will be the American policy of European courts.
The jealousy of the European powers, too, protects the Turk.
It was then that his great career as a European statesman really began.Camps, Quarters and Casual Places
You'll know it for certain by a red camellia on the Arab driver's European coat.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
From thence he proceeded to London, and afterwards to Rome; and his fame became European.Self-Help
- of or relating to Europe or its inhabitants
- native to or derived from Europe
- a native or inhabitant of Europe
- a person of European descent
- a supporter of the European Union or of political union of the countries of Europe or a part of it
Word Origin and History for european
c.1600, from French Européen, from Latin Europaeus, from Greek Europaios "European," from Europe (see Europe).